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DEADLINE EXTENDED to JULY 31 by popular demand--IUFoST Student Video Competition
Upcoming 18th World Congress offcially launched by Ireland's Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine
2020 World Congress Bid Procedures, Requirements and Guidelines Now Available
30 New Fellows Elected to the International Academy of Food Science and Technology (IAFoST)
Aflatoxin Update Released Today--IUFoST Scientific Information Bulletin (SIB) Address Food Science Issues
Read IUFoST news in Snaphots, the latest on the upcoming World Congress and Competitions and Deadlines, plus IUFoST Support of Food Science and Technology around the Globe and the 'Science Behind Food Regulations' Workshops
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Lifetime Achievement & Young Scientist Awards Presented to Dr. Daryl B. Lund and Dr. Xianonan Lu.
Awards and Competitions: Food Sustainability Idea/Concept Development Competition
Awards and Competitions: Global Food Industry Awards
Awards and Competitions: Young Scientists Nominations Closed
Awards and Competitions: Food Science Students Fighting Hunger Undergraduate Competition
Awards and Competitions: Food Safety Without Borders Graduate Paper Competition
Focus on Food Safety: World of Food Science Featured: updates on food safety management and challenges in China, food safety in Europe and the food safety chain
Additional Highlights: Whistleblowing and the Food Industry; Food Scientists in the News; International Regulatory Update; A look at the African Young Scientists' Network; More articles in Food Science 101; VAFoST Young Achievers Safe Food Competition
Getting Students Involved in the GFSCI: We need your help in inviting them to be a part of the GFSCI. Read more about it here.
International Academy of Food Science and Technology: Early Career Scientists; information about Fellows Nominations – New Deadline 20 December 2015
Also in the EnewsBrief--IUFoST at Fi Vietnam and Visiting Professorships; Distinguished Lecturer for the World Food Congress, Dublin; Scientific Information Bulletins; IUFoST Around the World
Global food safety took center stage at the International Forum on Food Safety held in Beijing, China, April 20-23, 2015. Programme details here.
6 NEW Food 101 Stories - Check them out here!
IUFoST Joins World Bank In Striking Poverty-- IUFoST's Jairo Romero is one of six panelists leading online discussions regarding global food supply safety
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  • Professional development on a global level
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  • Regional Groups - Assocation Latinoamerica y del Caribe de Ciencia y Technologia de Alimentos (ALACCTA), European Federation of Food Science and Technology (EFFoST), The Federation of the Institutes of Food Sciences and Technology in ASEAN (FIFSTA), Western African Association of Food Science and Technology (WAAFoST), Middle East and North Africa Association of Food Science and Technology (MENAFoST)
  • Special Interest / Disciplinary Groups - International Society of Food Engineering (ISFE). International Commission on Microbiological Specifications for Foods (ICMSF), International Symposium of Properties of Water (ISOPOW), International Society of Nutraceuticals and Funcational Foods (ISNFF), International Food Research Collaboration (IFRC), International Society Food Applications Nanoscale Sciences (ISFANS)

Awards Submissions  

Nominations Closed – Food Safety Without Borders Graduate Student Paper Competition. Nominations closed 30 March, 2016. Get more information at

Nominations Closed - Food Sustainability Idea/Concept Development Competition. Nominations closed 30 March, 2016. More information available at

Nominations Closed - Young Scientist Awards. Get more information at

Nominations Closed - Food Science Students Fighting Hunger Product Development Competition. Nominations closed 30 March, 2016. More information available at

Nominations Closed - Global Food Industry Awards. Nominations closed 30 March, 2016. More information at

International/Association Pavilions Available
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There’s more to yum than you might think. Beyond Taste Buds: The Science of Delicious
Ebola Virus Disease: Important Aspects for the Food Science and Technology Community
IUFoST Food Security page highlights NEW articles by the FAO and campaign by Intermarché
Connecting global suppliers and buyers of food, health and natural ingredients
Survey: "disconnect" on healthy eating
GMO: will consumers use QR codes?
Nestlé invests $31m in food safety
Health claims guidance update – have your say on revised scientific and technical requirements
Public health risks of the Bacillus cereus group
Process contaminants in vegetable oils and foods
Agile, open, connected – EFSA in 2020
How to communicate during a food crisis – EFSA shares guidelines
EFSA/WHO report makes recommendations on Threshold of Toxicological Concern approach
Welcome to #Efsa4Bees
Draft guidance on applications for novel foods and traditional foods from third countries: public consultation and stakeholder meeting
Revisiting EFSA@EXPO: From obesity to malnutrition – the global outlook
Pesticides: breakthrough on cumulative risk assessment
Updated claims guidance ‘will benefit consumers and applicants’
Foods for special medical purposes
Isoflavones in food supplements for post-menopausal women: no evidence of harm
Selecting and using evidence: EFSA increases rigour, enhances consistency
Software tool delivers GM data analysis with a single click
Science protecting consumers from field to fork: check out EFSA's new interactive tool
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